The 2014 minor league season begins today. To prepare for the start of the season, we have previews of all four of the full season affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here are the previews for each team:

Indianapolis Indians

Altoona Curve - READING

Bradenton Marauders

West Virginia Power

First Pitch: Picking Two Pirates Breakout Candidates From Each Level

Here is a look at the 2014 Altoona Curve, who will feature top prospects Alen Hanson and Nick Kingham on their Opening Day roster.

Lineup

C – Elias Diaz

1B – Justin Howard

2B – Gift Ngoepe

SS – Alen Hanson

3B – Jarek Cunningham

LF – Keon Broxton

CF – Mel Rojas Jr.

RF – Willy Garcia

DH – Drew Maggi

The Altoona lineup is full of a lot of players who need to perform right away, at risk of ...

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